Final Family Fun Fest of 2018

“Creative Kids” will be the theme of the last Family Fun Fest of 2018. Columbia Parks and Recreation is partnering with the City’s Office of Cultural Affairs to hold the free event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 W. Don’t […]

Family Fun Fests!

Have some fun at Cosmo Park on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, May through September. Entertainment for the entire family that includes music, food trucks, live performances, art activities, hands-on learning, face painting, balloon art, and fun for all. Food Vendors: Kona Ice, StreetDogs […]

Movies in the Park

The live action remake of Beauty and the Beast will be shown on Friday, June 8 at 8:45 p.m. at Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 W, near Nickell Shelter. Columbia Parks and Recreation coordinates the Movies in the Park series, showing family-friendly movies monthly on a giant inflatable screen. Viewers should […]

Turning Smokestacks into Icons

At a recent conference in Winnipeg I had the pleasure of visiting The Forks, an area located at the junction of two large rivers. The Forks has served as a gathering place for thousands of years and it’s now an active community space with parks, museums, restaurants, and, despite months […]

Art in Bloom is this Weekend!

Art blossoms at the Museum of Art and Archaeology as  Mid-Missouri florists design and create fresh-cut floral arrangements inspired by art works in the Museum’s collections.

Museum Store Holiday Hours

The Museum store supporting both the Museum of Art and Archaeology and the Museum of Anthropology has special hours for all your holiday shopping. Visit them at Mizzou North at the intersection of Business Loop and Garth.